Shroff Publishers & Distributors Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9789351102861

ISBN-10 9351102866

Paper Back

Number of Pages 420 Pages
Language (English)

Literature & Fiction

Learn how to perform data analysis with the R language and software environment, even if you have little or no programming experience. With the tutorials in this hands-on guide, youll learn how to use the essential R tools you need to know to analyze data, including data types and programming concepts.

The second half of Learning R shows you real data analysis in action by covering everything from importing data to publishing your results. Each chapter in the book includes a quiz on what youve learned and concludes with exercises, most of which involve writing R code.

Write a simple R program and discover what the language can do
Use data types such as vectors, arrays, lists, data frames and strings
Execute code conditionally or repeatedly with branches and loops
Apply R add-on packages and package your own work for others
Learn how to clean data you import from a variety of sources
Understand data through visualization and summary statistics
Use statistical models to pass quantitative judgments about data and make predictions
Learn what to do when things go wrong while writing data analysis code

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